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I can’t find a book in the library?
Viewed 27128 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
I can't find a book in the library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students If you can't find the book you want in our libraries, you have a number of options. If you need help, contact the library.  If all the copies of a book are out... Read More
How do I borrow books and other items from the Library?
Viewed 24652 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
How do I borrow books and other items from the Library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students  When you want to borrow or return something to the library, just use one of our self-service kiosks. You can also check your library acc... Read More
You only have the print copy of a book and I want an ebook? (or vice versa)
Viewed 24450 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
You only have the print copy of a book and I want an ebook? (or vice versa) Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Subject librarians aim to buy online books where possible.A decision is usually made based on: Number of students on... Read More
How do I renew a book, CD or DVD?
Viewed 22714 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
How do I renew a book, CD or DVD? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Most of our books, CDs and DVDs now renew automatically up to a maximum period of time, unless they're requested (see Automatic Renewals) How can you chec... Read More
How much of an ebook can I print?
Viewed 21129 times since Thu, Dec 22, 2016
How much of an ebook can I print? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This can vary enormously from one ebook supplier/platform to another. Details of how much you can print from various ebooks can be found in our Ebook functiona... Read More
Why does the Library charge fines?
Viewed 21015 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Why does the Library charge fines? Aimed at:  Everyone Fines are charged to discourage people from holding on to high demand items: books which have been requested by other people or which are in Reserve Collections; laptops, charging lockers a... Read More
A book on a reading list is always on loan, what can I do?
Viewed 19829 times since Thu, Jun 15, 2017
A book on a reading list is always on loan, what can I do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students. If the book you want is out on loan, place a request to have it held for you next.It may also be worth checking LibrarySearch to see ... Read More
What do I do if I can’t renew my books?
Viewed 19493 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
What do I do if my books won't renew? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You need to return the item to any of our campus libraries as soon as possible. Items won't renew if they're requested by someone else or if... Read More
Where are the library books on each campus?
Viewed 19246 times since Thu, Apr 5, 2018
Where are the books in the library? Aimed at:  Everyone   Sighthill Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Books can be found on LRC3 (third floor) and LRC4 (fourth floor). To reach the fourth floor, you must use the internal lifts or stairs within the libra... Read More
How long can I keep my books and other items borrowed from the library?
Viewed 19087 times since Fri, Dec 9, 2016
How long can I keep my books and other items borrowed from the library? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Books will automatically renew up to a maximum of 4 months unless recalled. Laptops are loaned to students for 14 days onl... Read More
What do I do if I get a recall email?
Viewed 18339 times since Thu, Dec 8, 2016
What do I do if I get a recall email? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students The Library will send you a recall email if an item you have borrowed is requested by someone else. You need to return the item to any of our campus librar... Read More
Can I download ebooks?
Viewed 18246 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Can I download ebooks? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Most ebooks can be downloaded in part or full, either temporarily (for a maximum of 3 days) or permanently. However, some ebooks cannot. Often this is because they are in... Read More
What do I do if I have damaged a library book?
Viewed 17903 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
What do I do if I have damaged a library book? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier's staff and students Go to the Unidesk self-service page, scroll down to Forms and complete and submit a Library - Lost/Damaged Item form. If the book is too damaged to ... Read More
How do I find a book in the library?
Viewed 17492 times since Tue, Nov 8, 2016
How do I find a book in the library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students To find this  book - Chapman, N., & Chapman, J. (2009) Digital multimedia. Chichester: John Wiley. Go to LibrarySearch. Enter a word or two from the ti... Read More
What is Shelf Help?
Viewed 16692 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
What is Shelf Help? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Our Shelf Help service provides a specially chosen collection of books, films, and apps to help you overcome experiences, thoughts, and feelings that can be stressful or unc... Read More
How many books can I borrow?
Viewed 16248 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
How many books can I borrow? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Students may borrow up to 15 items at a time.  Staff may borrow up to 25 items at a time. Students: Go to the Finding and borrow books myNapier page Staff: Go to th... Read More
What do I do if I have lost a library book?
Viewed 15921 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
What do I do if I've lost a library book? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier's staff and students Go to the Unidesk self-service page, scroll down to Forms and complete and submit a Library - Lost/Damaged Item form. A Lost Item Bill will be gener... Read More
Can you post books out to me?
Viewed 15558 times since Thu, Dec 15, 2016
Can you post books out to me? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students If you are studying part-time, distance learning or on University Work Placement, you can request books online using LibrarySearch, and these will be sent to you v... Read More
Can I return my books to a different campus?
Viewed 14998 times since Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Can I return my books to a different campus? Aimed at:  Everyone You can return items to any of our Edinburgh Napier University libraries. We have self-service kiosks in all three campuses; as soon as you scan your book through the kiosk, it is remov... Read More
Can I take my books abroad?
Viewed 14687 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Can I take my books abroad? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students We request that you return all Library books before leaving the country. There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, while the items are loaned to you, they rem... Read More
Can I return my books through the post?
Viewed 13465 times since Fri, Jan 27, 2017
Can I return my books through the post? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students If you are unable to return your books in person, you can post them to us at your own expense. Please note the items remain your responsibility until the... Read More